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We are looking for an effective and passionate individual who has a commitment to community development and international relations to join our diverse team.
IofC is a world-wide movement of people of diverse cultures, who are committed to the transformation of society through changes in human motives and behaviour, starting in their own lives. The Sustainable Communities Programme is a value-based national and international programme, created to mobilise urban and rural communities to take positive action to tackle critical issues with particular focus on the following three key areas: Ethical Leadership, Sustainable Living and Trust Building, which are central to IofC’s Outreach.
The purpose of the role is to support and work as a team with the Head of Sustainable Communities Programme and the assistant Project Manager, who are responsible for the coordination and management of the programme. You will assist in building successful relationships with the network members as well as providing assistance with the overall administration, organisation of national network events.
Key areas of responsibility will include:
The successful candidate will have:
This role is an opportunity to use your skills to make a real difference for a cause that you are passionate about and to provide you with the skills to create a vision, build teams around a common cause and deliver positive outcomes with our local, national and global team. You will join a trusted fellowship and a friendly environment, and be challenged to reach your fullest potential. You will have the opportunity to travel across the country and get first-hand experience in ground-breaking work led by our team nationwide.
Experience is desirable, as is a relevant professional qualification. The position is open to graduates or undergraduates, we especially encourage those in the field of conflict management, human rights, international relations, development and research as well as experienced practitioners, retired humanitarians, and people with a passion in community development. You will receive ongoing training regarding the network members you will engage with and further training wherever necessary.
The volunteering agreement will be for 2 days per week, for 10 months from 16th November 2020. You would be remote working but your volunteering would take you around the country and at times abroad to experience the ground breaking work led by the team. All travel expenses and other related expenses will be covered, as part of your volunteering agreement.
Each day that you volunteer will vary depending on your scheduled activities for that week with much flexibility. Please send your CV and a motivational letter to email@example.com by 5pm on Tuesday 3rd November 2020. If you have questions, please phone or email Amina Khalid or call 07954190859.
If you are passionate about making a difference and strongly believe you can contribute then join our wonderful diverse team.
Applicants must be eligible to volunteer and be based in the UK